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Large Meiji Period Bronze Tiger by Genryusai Seiya

Ref: LA142910

£9,800

$12,799 - €11,290

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Description

Large Meiji period bronze tiger by Genryusai Seiya, striding forward with teeth bared, the bronze patinated to imitate tiger stripes, with inlaid glass eyes, set on a gnarled rootwood base. Impressed seal mark Dai-Nihon Genryusai Seiya zo [Made by Genryusai Seiya, Great Japan] 大日本 源龍斎 誠谷造 Japanese.

Footnote: Genryusai Seiya was the master craftsman in charge of a workshop which specialized in export wares of the highest quality. Production included human genre figures, vases and exotic bronze models of animals probably influenced by the opening of Tokyo Zoological Gardens in 1882.

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Measurements

Height : 660.4 mm - 26 in

Width : 508 mm - 20 in

Depth : 1219.2 mm - 48 in

Declaration

Wick Antiques Ltd has clarified that the large Meiji period bronze Tiger by Genryusai Seiya (LA142910) is genuinely of the period declared with the date/period of manufacture being 1880.

Condition

In excellent condition.

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